Check Out Lines In Heaven 3/9/2020
What exactly did God have in mind for me, when I was I created?! What was the plan?! It's been a frequent topic this week, in our household, in our studies of the word and in our endeavor to move closer to the Lord through our fasting.
Standing on line at the grocery store, I couldn't help but notice the gossip mags. The headlines are written to pique one's curiosity. I can see how the lure is cast and why people buy into this. After all, people will say they want to be informed. In reality, they want to compare their lives to someone else. Typically, this is someone that was either perceived as a celebrity or having some sort of social status.
What makes you popular and appealing on earth is NOT necessarily what holds weight or value in Heaven. In fact, it is typically quite opposite.
We have come to know that there are things written about us in Heaven. That's right! Our Father had a vision in mind for us when He created us, along with it, everything necessary for the completion of that vision in the form of 'provision' was set up from that foundation as He breathed us forward.
Much different than some gossip column, This is an accounting straight from the throne. Direct from our very Creator. This intrigues us, delights us, emboldens us! We want to know more. Father share with us, show us, help us understand more of what YOU had in mind. Help us move past the foibles and stumbling of what we call everyday life. Help us to embrace and accept all You have prepared for us.
The quicker we can get passed our own plans, persuasions, and distractions the quicker we can get onto the really good stuff.
It's taken us a minute to realize that YOUR ways are far better than ours. That what You have planned, designed and laid out for us is far more exciting, rewarding and substantial than anything we could strive for on our own.
It has taken some hard falls to knock the edges off and to bring us to this mailable point but none the less, here we are LORD! Ready for You to have Your way, in every THING! Show us the plan, bring us into Your vision, help us to see it, to achieve it and allow it to unfold.
Malachi 3:16 (KJV )
16 Then they that feared the Lord spake often one to another:
And the Lord hearkened, and heard it,
And a book of remembrance was written before him
For them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.
Luke 10:20 (KJV)
20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.
Jeremiah 1:5 (KJV)
5 Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Proverbs 22:1 (KJV)
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches,
And loving favour rather than silver and gold.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Have a very blessed week in Christ our Lord!
𝓣𝓱𝓮 𝓜𝓸𝓷𝓭𝓪𝔂 𝓜𝓸𝓻𝓷𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝓜𝓮𝓼𝓼𝓪𝓰𝓮 𝓫𝔂 𝓢𝓾𝓼𝓪𝓷 𝓜𝓪𝓻𝓲𝓮